Calling all football fans— the 2024 NFL Draft has finally landed in Detroit. Head downtown to take in the full NFL Draft Experience. While you’re downtown, you can also check out Sneaker Con Detroit at Huntington Place. 

Plus, there are a handful of upcoming productions and performances happening in and around the city. See what else is coming up on “One Detroit Weekend” with One Detroit contributors Peter Whorf and Cecelia Sharpe of 90.9 WRCJ.

Upcoming Events: 

  • The National Football League’s premiere event, the 2024 NFL Draft, takes place in downtown Detroit April 25-27. Admission to the draft is free with registration. 
  • The Tipping Point Theatre in Northville puts on a production of “The Squirrels,” a dark comedy about a family of squirrels. The play runs through May 5.  
  • The Farmington Players opens its production of “Something Rotten” on Friday, April 26 at the Farmington Players Barn in Farmington Hills. The play runs through May 5.  
  • The Detroit Symphony Orchestra brings country music to Detroit with its “Country Hits: Songs from Nashville” performances April 26-27 at Orchestra Hall. 
  • The 15th annual Sneaker Con Detroit takes place at Huntington Place in downtown Detroit on Saturday, April 27. 
  • The Detroit Institute of Arts hosts two nights of a drop-in workshop April 27-28 titled “Crayon Rubbings,” where you can make your own print using wax crayons and found objects.  
  • The Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts hosts a performance by Parsons Dance company on the main stage on Sunday, April 28. 
  • The Ann Arbor District Library Main Branch hosts a screening of “Attack from Space!” with a live score as part of the Kylyn Arts and Cultural Festival. 

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